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QIC beefs up energy team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024
QIC Infrastructure's specialist energy and utilities practice has appointed three new senior executives to originate new investment opportunities. Paul Maguire, Richard Van Breda and Mark Irwin have taken up senior positions within a business that ...

Smaller super funds eye AustralianSuper, ART dominance

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024
As AustralianSuper, Australian Retirement Trust (ART), and Aware Super continue to dominate the superannuation sector in terms of total assets, the smaller players are becoming serious contenders. New APRA statistics show that AustralianSuper had more ...

Trustee boards fail to challenge unlisted valuations: APRA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2024
APRA says there is room for improvement when it comes to trustees' oversight of unlisted asset valuations, finding most super fund boards don't question valuations. In a letter to all RSEs, APRA reminded them of the need to have a robust asset valuation ...

HESTA awards global private equity mandate

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2024
HESTA has issued a $250 million global private equity co-investment mandate to Stafford Capital, dubbed QP4. Stafford's Australian private equity lead Daniel Bowden said that this strategy seeks to tap into smaller deal sizes, providing access to a ...

JPMAM, iCapital launch new private market fund for wholesale investors

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and iCapital have launched a new Australian domiciled fund designed to afford wholesale investors access to small to mid-market private equity opportunities. The fund, managed by iCapital, and will invest in an underlying ...

AFSLs undertake more reviews, lack risk documentation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
Most AFS Licensees (AFSLs) are undertaking more reviews of their systems and processes but still lack documentation when it comes to managing risk, according to a new compliance survey. Holley Nethercote's 2024 Compliance Trends Survey reveals AFSLs ...

Most advisers satisfied with success: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
Most financial advisers are happy with the success and profitability of their businesses, rating their satisfaction 3.6 out of five, new research shows. The 171 advice practices canvassed by Elixir Consulting and Colonial First State recorded earnings ...

Social media, news addiction cost returns: Morningstar

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024
Investors addicted to the financial news cycle and social media hype tend to time the market and forego substantial returns compared to staying the course, according to Morningstar. The "hyper-informed" investor is one who incessantly checks stock prices ...

Advisers call for apology from Super Members Council

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
The Financial Advice Association Australia and members say the super lobby group should formally apologise for its recent remarks about "dodgy financial advisers." Earlier this week, the Super Members Council (SMC) renewed calls for anti-hawking legislation ...

APRA updates industry on operational resilience guidance

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its finalised prudential practice guide to help superannuation trustees, banks and insurers strengthen their management of operational risk and improve business continuity planning. ...
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